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    Re: proof of ownership

    +1

    Particularly: "Furthermore, what I think probably happened in your case is a normal account deletion or deactivation due to inactivity."
  2. [ubuntu] Re: dd: failed to open 'sdb': Permission denied; sdb was created using mknod

    It is better to have and use the block devices where the system is normally storing them.

    When you used mknod you were doing something very special. I suggest that you remove that 'sdb'.
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    Revamping the old help page help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick

    Please have a look at the following web page,

    help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromUSBStick/tmp

    'tmp'...
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    Re: Help w/ Live USB & BIOS

    +1. This is good advice.

    Make certain your .iso image is OK: Check the iso file with md5sum.

    The next step is to check that the USB boot drive is really bootable: Try it in some other PC...
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    Re: Help w/ Live USB & BIOS

    It works for me (now, a few seconds ago). Please try again. I have not done anything special to make that address hidden; I can't explain your problem, but think it might be a temporary error.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing ubuntu from usb

    Download the daily iso file from this link

    zsync is a nice tool, that you might install and use (instead of regular http downloading).
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing ubuntu from usb

    Similar to me. During my studies, I made a small program in Algol, that was given to keypunch ladies amd then fed into a big main-frame computer shared between the defence department and the college....
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    Re: Help w/ Live USB & BIOS

    Maybe the following links can help you:

    Why Doesn't a Bootable USB Boot - Flow chart and lists of many different possible things to check for
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installing ubuntu from usb

    4 GB is enough to create a live drive of all official Ubuntu versions and flavours. This is enough in order to install Ubuntu into an internal drive. (But if you want a persistent live drive (for...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Can't write files to uSD card: looks like they're created but gone when remounted

    What happens if you flush the buffers manually with 'sync' before unmounting? (It should not be necessary, but maybe the linux support for exfat is flaky, so you could try that),

    You could also...
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    Re: do you use live distros often and why.

    I store live operating systems as iso files in a big data partition, and I renew the collection maybe once per year (remove old versions, when they are no longer interesting (which is not always the...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I am thinking of integrating mkusb-plug into the mkusb PPA and I am also thinking of making a desktop file to add to the menu and possibility to put it onto the desktop. But I will probably wait with...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation of Ubuntu on a 32-bit PC

    Windows 7 reaches end of life on January 14 2020, only a few days from now. It means that there will be no more security updates.

    I would really recommend that you try with something else. If...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    I see the problem. Did you upgrade by installing mkusb-plug manually or by running the updated installer from the new tarball?

    This new version of the installer should look for mkfs.exfat and some...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Installation of Ubuntu on a 32-bit PC

    You can find lots of tips at this link to a tutorial thread here at the Ubuntu Forums:

    Old hardware brought back to life
  16. [ubuntu] Re: New to Ubuntu & Linux - a quick & possibly simple question

    It is usually enough for me to install the 'restricted extras' package. I do it via the command (but you can also do it via some graphical program as the advice in the previous posts). Please try

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  17. Re: how to solve an error message with 'woeusb' when trying to install win 10?

    I'm glad you solved the problem. But next time you need not drive to the offiice. Woeusb works with big files, if you use a command line according to the following link,

    WoeUSB Error Code 256 with...
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu text mode install stuck at "Retrieving file 1 of 14"

    I have no experience of those images. Maybe soneone else can chip in and help you use them.

    Otherwise, yes, you can try booting the VM from an iso. At least, they work in a VirtualBox virtual...
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu text mode install stuck at "Retrieving file 1 of 14"

    Are you using the newest possible version of the 18.04 mini.iso? For example via this link for amd64:

    iso.qa.ubuntu.com/qatracker/milestones/384/builds/204695/downloads
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    mkusb-xscl uses xorriso-dd-target

    mkusb-xscl is a wrapper script that helps the user to identify the target device with all the options and methods of xorriso-dd-target.

    mkusb-xorr was renamed...
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    Re: Trouble with Kubuntu installation

    I suggest that you create the data partition with NTFS from Kubuntu. You could use gparted or a corresponding tool in the KDE suite, that comes with Kubuntu.

    If you let Windows create the...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    mkusb-plug 2.2

    I made an option to create a live (live-only) drive with a 'usbdata' partition for storage. You can select three file systems

    1. NTFS - compatible with Windows 10, not earlier...
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    [SOLVED] Re: 19.10 unorthodox format?

    I recommend gparted too. It helps you get the partition structure, that some (most?) programs expect.

    Otherwise you may get the old structure of floppy disks, where the file system starts...
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    Re: Howto make USB boot drives

    @ C.S.Cameron,

    Thanks for testing mkusb-plug and for the detailed feedback :-)

    I do not intend to replace the current mkusb-dus, but mkusb-plug can be an alternative alongside the good old...
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    Sticky: [SOLVED] Re: Old hardware brought back to life

    Long ago Lubuntu's target was computers that are 12 years or newer. It is still the target, but now it means computers from 2008 and newer. Most of these computers can run 64-bit operating systems,...
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